"WELSH BICKNOR, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Skenfreth, in the county of Hereford, 8 miles to the N.E. of Monmouth. Ross is its post town. It is situated on the river Wye, which surrounds it on three sides, and once formed part of the Marches. Until recently it was included in the county of Monmouth, and is still designated Welsh, to distinguish it from English Bickner, which lies opposite to it.... More" [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
See also in Monmouthshire
- The transcription of the section for Welsh Bicknor from the National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Welsh Bicknor to another place.
- "Annexed from co. Monmouth in Oct 1844."
(Ref: The Parish Registers of Herefordshire, J Harnden, 1987, ISBN 0 9512347 0 6)
You can see the administrative areas in which Welsh Bicknor has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- Welsh Bicknor, A Brief History provided by Harold Watkins, of Perth, Western Australia.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO591178 (Lat/Lon: 51.857623, -2.595348), Welsh Bicknor which are provided by:
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- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
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